Pivotal development of GEM103 is set to proceed, but the phase 2 result is a cautionary tale – not only for Gemini.
With the previous incumbent withdrawn from the market Ascendis hails a new hormone replacement for hypoparathyroidism.
With the buyout of Sitari Pharmaceuticals, Glaxosmithkline becomes only the second major drug maker to have an interest in coeliac disease.
Nucana’s recent setback with Acelarin adds to the long list of pancreatic cancer failures, and a look at the late-stage pipeline shows little concrete progress.
Shares in the company surge after its weekly growth hormone treatment proves superior to daily injections, raising broader hopes for Ascendis’s long-acting technology.
The €300m deal is in part a high-stakes bid to take on Merck & Co's Keytruda in lung cancer.
The company struggles to move the needle at the SITC meeting with an up-to-date cut of its first-line melanoma trial of NKTR-214 and Opdivo.